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Trout Cabin, River 9 Acres 100% Private, Waterfall

Sweetwater Trout Camp sits directly on the Thompson River.  Large waterfalls accessible from cabin.
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Sweetwater Trout Camp sits directly on the Thompson River.  Large waterfalls accessible from cabin.
Pool and small water fall feet from the cabin's porch.  'White Owl Falls' a short hike up river.
'White Owl Falls', a thirty foot waterfall accessible directly from our properties hiking trails.
'Tall Falls' very near the property.  Can be hiked to from property, directions provided when rented
Back deck overlooking Thompson River and USFS forest.
Back porch's fire pit.  Pavilion in the background.
Sweetwater Fish Camp
River front pavilion with adirondack chairs and fire pit.
Mountain meadow, nine acres of land surrounded by USFS land in all directions.
Back porch and screened in porch, just up the hill from the river.
Dining area.
Master bedroom, three new windows above bed be installed winter 2017.
Kids bunk room and adjoining bathroom.
Bathroom off master bedroom.
Lower level bunk bed area.  Adjoining bathroom.
Second living area downstairs.
Meditation bench at the end of one of our trails with waterfall on Gumbottom creek below.
Gumbottom creek meets Thompson River on the property.
Thompson River.
Front porch.
Rocking chairs on front porch.
Sign from prior existence as a trout club.
Screened in porch attached to kitchen.
'White Water Falls', a few miles south of the property.  Largest waterfall east of the Mississippi.
Rainbow Falls, trailhead located in Gorges State Park a few miles north of the cabin.
'Turtle Falls', located via hiking trail in Gorges State Park.  Is swimmable weather permitting.
Top of White Owl Falls.
Trout/swimming hole on property.
Otherside of trout/swimming hole.
Hiking trail on property to White Owl Falls.
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Sapphire, Jackson County, North Carolina
At the end of our private gated gravel road after a short drive through United States Forest land you will find nine of the most beautiful acres in western North Carolina. All four sides of our property are completely surrounded by forest.

This cabin is for families, hikers, trout fly-fisherman, hunters, and people looking to trade the stress of civilization for nature, beauty, and fresh air.

This rustic cabin was formally operated as 'Sweet Water Fly-Fishing Lodge' and has level access to the Thompson River, known for it's Brown Trout and wild Rainbow Trout fishing. 'White Owl Falls' is reachable from our two short private maintained hiking trails. The Thompson River flows directly beside the cabin. In other areas the Thompson River is mostly unaccessible by vehicle and typically only accessed by fisherman afte...
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About the Owner
Andrew L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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There will be no interaction unless you need us. We are reachable by phone.
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

My wife and I were fortunate enough to secure this great secluded riverside mountain cabin for a family vacation with our two sons and their families. Needless the say, for adventurous grandchildren a "real mountain cabin" steps away from a "real mountain" river and within...More

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Andrew L, VR Owner at Trout Cabin, River 9 Acres 100% Private, Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Candidly, your review is what is wonderful about our cabin distilled in a paragraph. Thanks for the lovely words.

Reviewed 26 February 2016

The property is exactly as advertised. It was private, beautiful and relaxing. If you're looking to escape the monotony of work and urban life, this is the place. It is the perfect combination of roughing it and comfort. We hiked, fished (tried) and enjoyed explored...More

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Andrew L, VR Owner at Trout Cabin, River 9 Acres 100% Private, Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Thank you Mr. Johnson, we look forward to having you and your family again. Drew

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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Nestled in the western North Carolina mountains' Sapphire Valley between Cashiers and Lake Toxaway we rally enjoyed our stay in this cozy cabin on the banks of the Thomson River. Surrounded by Natinal Park the kids had fun hiking and fishing in the woods and...More

1  Thank margareth433
Andrew L, VR Owner at Trout Cabin, River 9 Acres 100% Private, Waterfall, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Thank you for the lovely review.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We allow dogs. There is a $100 pet fee for dogs. No smoking in the home.
    1 Full bath
    2 Showers
    1 Bunk
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    2 Queens
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  • Cleaning Fee: $226 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $377 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our cabin is located in Transalvanyia county In western North Carolina. The area as known if the land of waterfalls. The property is surrounded in all directions by hundreds of thousands of acres as of USFS land.
Car recommended
How to get there
• The property is located on Highway 281/Whitewater Road in Sapphire North Carolina.
• If coming north on Highway 281, the property will be on the right side of the road
o It is 4.6 miles from the “Welcome to North Carolina” sign, at the border of North and South Carolina
o It is 4.4 miles from “Whitewater Falls”
• If coming south on Highway 281, the property will be on the left side of the road
o Careful this is a blind turns for cars coming north
o It is 2.7 miles From the intersection of Highway 64/Highway 281
§ Intersection has “Sapphire Country Store” on corner
• The first section of the driveway is asphalt, it turns to gravel away from road.
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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